I have been waiting very patiently for this announcement…

The Arts Club just announced the inclusion of the Western Canadian Regional Premier of  August: Osage County to next year’s season. It opens January 27. No word yet on cast or crew, I’ll be keeping an eye peeled.

Tracy Letts junkies unite!

In honour of this auspicious occasion, let’s return once more to the ultimate Letts fan letter, courtesy of the Southern Mothers… (slightly NSFW for blue language. But if that bugs you you ain’t going to like Tracy’s stuff anyhow.)

Casting Call: actor needed for male role in Prodigals

Actor needed for male role for Prodigals: a new play by Sean Minogue

Presented by Twenty-Something Theatre

Directed by Peter Boychuk

Run: April 27 – May 2, 2010, Havana Theatre

Audition Day: Friday, April 2, 2010

Rehearsals: Tues/Thurs evening and Sat/Sun daytime for the month of April (approx 50 hours). ***If you are not available for the stated rehearsal times DO NOT submit.

Require: 1 male (age 20-30) to play the role of Greg – A loudmouth drunk who lives off his “old country” Italian parents. He expects little from life and gets as much in return. He would prefer having a guaranteed good time over taking a risk any day. Greg has never had a real relationship because he’s emotionally immature. More than anything, he loves to bitch.

Synopsis of the play: Set in a small bar in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, six young underachievers await the results of a murder trial that’s hit close to home. Their world of drinking, sarcasm and missed opportunities is flipped upside down when a former friend returns from Toronto to testify in the trial, reopening old wounds and creating some new ones as well.

To submit please send your resume to auditions@twentysomethingtheatre.com

Deadline: 6pm Thursday, April 1, 2010

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